March 26, 2012
Grant Allows Oklahoma City Campus to Hold
Motorcycle Safety Classes
The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office has given a grant to Oklahoma City’s
Center for Safety and Emergency Preparedness to hold free motorcycle safety
classes. These Ready to Ride, or
R2R, courses for the public,
according to a press release. The classes will be given between April and
The courses were created by a
Driving Training motorcycle instructor and are intended to allow motorcyclists
to continue their safety knowledge while in a safe, enclosed environment.
The course will allow more experienced riders to learn safety
techniques, such as swerving, emergency braking, riding with a passenger, and
Riders are encouraged to complete the Beginning Rider Course or Experienced
Rider Course before attending the
There will also be a Spring Tune-Up on from 9
a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 5 in Oklahoma City, which is designed to allow riders to
polish up their driving skills.
These courses are designed to help riders feel comfortable and confident
about their driving skills, and also increase the overall safety of people on
More information on the courses can be found by calling (405) 945-3208.